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CBS
Dec 26, 2012 4:00am PST
midwest and a winter storm watch has been issued for parts of new england. at least three deaths are being blamed on yesterday's storms. a series of twisters from the deep south blew off roofs and knocked down power lines. icy roads caused a 21-vehicle pile-up in oklahoma, and more than 500 flights were canceled nationwide. edward lawrence is in washington. edward, good morning. >> reporter: these were vicious, fast-moving storms that ripped across the south. in addition to the deaths, the work crews in the south are working to restore the power in at least five states because of the tornadoes and the blizzard conditions in the midwest. >> reporter: a christmas day tornado tore three mobile, alabama. >> there it is. >> joe michael love pulled out his cell phone to record the twister while miles away it destroyed a church and homes and his son's high school. >> the van is almost destroyed. the fieldhouse is gone. just all the portable buildings for classrooms are gone. >> reporter: here in houston, texas, the tornado destroyed some buildings and tore down power lines. francis lowe
CBS
Dec 18, 2012 4:00am EST
-- students of sandy hook elementary. kenneth canfield is a fourth grader at sandy hook. he was there that tragic day. >> he heard screaming and gunshots and the room that he was in was being banged on by the gunman. >> reporter: kenneth and his classmates won't be returning to sandy hook elementary school. when they do go back, they'll attend chalk hill school in monroe. >> he said he won't go back unless there's a police officer at every door. >> reporter: the grieving continues here in newtown. there will be two more funerals today when james mat at this oli and jessica ricos will be laid to rest. the first two funerals were held monday when 6-year-olds noah posner and jack pinto were remembered. >> you shouldn't be at a 6-year-old's funeral. i mean, it's -- this is a devastating event, and it's heartbreaking as it is. it just keeps getting more heartbreaking. >> reporter: noah pozner was described as smart, care, and rambunctious. jack pintd oh loved the new york giants. he was buried in the jersey of his favorite player, wide receiver victor cruz. >> there were stories about jack
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 4:00am PST
information at present that leads us to c n conclude this was premeditated or preplanned. >> reporter: arizona not john mccain led the charge saying rice and mislead the nation. >> it is clear the information she gave was incorrect. >> while the president never nominated rice to replace the outgoing hillary clinton as secretary of state, she was clearly his top pick. he even lashed out at his gop opponent suggesting they were in for a bigger fight. >> when they go after the u.n. ambassador apparent lay because they think she's an easy target, then they've got a problem with me. >> but in the end the gop hit their target. rice bowed out and the president accepted it. speculation on who he will nominate now focuses on massachusetts senator john kerr where who heads the senate foreign relations committee. tara mergener for cbs news, the white house. >>> after she withdrew her name, rice tweeted, those who know me know that i am a fighter but not at the cost of what's right for our country. i don't do this work for me, rice tweeted. i do it because i believe in president obama's approach
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 4:00am PST
rain. i'm david bernard for cbs news, miami. >>> at least six deaths are blamed on the storm system in the southeast. the trouble with tornados in hard-hit arkansas, nearly 200,000 people lost power, and the governor declared a statewide emergency. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: snow blanketed parts of the midwest and northeast. falling and blowing so hard it was difficult for road crews to keep up. as much as 2 feet of snow could fall in some areas. driving was treacherous. this car overturned in frederick, maryland. some trying to get home after christmas encountered dangerous near whiteout conditions. >> all of a sudden, we hit indiana, and we ran into this crazy snowstorm. >> reporter: well over a thousand flights have been canceled across the country and many others delayed including here at raggal international airport. >> i thought we were going to die. >> reporter:residents of mobile, alabama, heard what they thought sound like a freight train and a storm system touched down. >> we hopped into the center of our house, threw our bike helmets on and held on. it took
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 4:00am PST
. good morning, terrell. as the white house continue to fail at coming to a conclusion on the budget, this fiscal cliff is not waiting for the end of the year. it's affecting america today. well, even santa claus is upset. santa claus showed up on capitol hill wednesday, urging congress and the white house to strike a deal to avoid the looming fiscal cliff before christmas. >> it's discouraging that our elected leadership in congress can't come together to get the job done for the american people. >> reporter: both sides say it's putting a damper on the holidays. >> i think it's going to be extremely difficult to get it done before christmas. ? . >> in anticipation, there is no agreement. congressional leaders told lawmakers not to make holiday travel plans. >> we're going to stay here right up until christmas eve, throughout the time and period before the new year because we want to make sure that we resolve this in an acceptable way for the american people. >> president obama and house speaker john boehner continue to talk. >> but we've got serious differences. >> those differences
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 4:00am PST
increases and spending cuts due to kick in at the end of the year. >> no one's going to get what they want, but as a country to move forward, we've got to figure out who gives where, and if everything is going to be out on the table, how do we negotiate that? >> reporter: republicans have given a counterproposal to the president's plan which he issued last week. they say their plan would cut $2.2 trillion from the federal deficit over ten years. with $600 billion in health care cuts, $300 billion in cuts to mandatory spending and another $300 billion in cuts to other federal spending. the biggest difference between the republican plan and the president's remains taxes and how the government can generate more revenue to pay down the debt. >> rates have to rise on the top 2%. there's no other way to do it. >> reporter: president obama says his plan will raise taxes on the rich, bringing in $1.6 trillion. republicans want to close tax loopholes and eliminate deductions, which they say will raise $800 billion in new revenue. >> the president has a huge responsibility to work together with
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 4:00am PST
at our miami station, wfor, says the real danger lies with potential tornadoes down south. >>> christmas day is shaping up to be a very active weather day, especially in the deep south. we could see a widespread severe weather outbreak. here's the reason why. at the surface, we'll see southeasterly winds funneling up warmth and moisture from the gulf of mexico. in the upper levels, we'll have a southwesterly wind. that causes twisting and turning in the atmosphere. some of these thunderstorms could start to spin. we call those rotating super cell thunderstorms. often those will put out tornadoes. we're worried about numerous tornadoes, some of them could be strong along the gulf coast. now on the northern side of the system, it's obviously not severe weather. it's severe snow. there's going to be a lot of heavy snow making for a white christmas in places like oklahoma city, little rock, and up into southeastern portions of st. louis. then the storm on wednesday and thursday moves into the ohio valley, great lakes, and inland portions of the northeast. some places will pick
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 4:00am EST
into effect in washington state. >>> and royal ruse. australia's shock jocks pose at the duchess of cambridge to the hospital. >> when can you come down to take her? maybe in the morning or something. if that's okay. . this is the cbs morps news for . this is the cbs morps news for december 6, 2012. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. i'm terrell brown. stunning. that's what they here after the obama administration is ready to go over the fiscal cliff if the gop doesn't bid on higher taxes. a poll shows nearly half of those ads say it's time to end talks cuts for the wealthy but keep it in place for americans earning $250,000 or less. 32% say the tax cuts should remain in place for everyone. during a broadcast interview yesterday timothy geithner was asked what if republican don't agree to raising taxes? >> is the administration prepared to go over the fiscal cliff? >> oh, absolutely. there's no prospect of an agreement that doesn't involve the tax -- remember, it's 207b8%. remember, all of those americans, too, get a tax cut into that framework on the first $250,0
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 4:00am EST
this morning as a great hero and tactician. as teresa garcia the general died yesterday at his home in tampa from complications related to pneumonia. >> reporter: general h. norman schwarzkopf received military acclaim as a war hero. he led the desert storm, a coalition of 30 countries that successfully drove forces out of saddam hussein's group. >> we're very proud to be able to do this. >> reporter: schwarzkopf was born in 134 in trenton, new jersey. he followed his father's footsteps to west point. in 1966 he volunteered to serve in vietnam. his name name was stormin' norman referring to his notoriously exploding temper. >> going around and little, is that why -- >> around, through, over the top, underneath, and any other way. >> reporter: desert storm topped his 34-year career. general bush awarded him ahmedal of freedom and he was welcomed back on american soil. the self-proclaimed political independent dismissed suggestions he run for office. he campaigned for former president george w. bush in 2000 but was ambivalent about the 2003 invasion of iraq. schwarzkopf retired to tam
CBS
Dec 20, 2012 4:00am PST
at sandy hook elementary school. >> the fact that we can't prevent every act of violence doesn't mean we can't steadily reduce it. >> reporter: as head of the president's task force, vice president biden will look into banning assault weapons but gun advocates say that's not necessary. >> there are lots of things we can do to make sure only the right people have firearms. >> reporter: there will be at least nine more funerals or viewings today. on wednesday each of the victims was remembered in his or her own special way. paul simon sang at the funeral for 27-year-old teacher victoria soto. she died trying to protect her first grade teastudents. >> she gave her life for her kids. it breaks my kids. >> 7-year-old daniel barden wanted to be a firefighter when he grew up, so firemen across the region said good-bye to him as though he were one of their own. carolyn prev ity liked to draw and dance. principal dawn hochsprung was a mother of two but they say all the school was her kids. vice president bide listen get right to work on the task force. in fact, he's meeting with law enfor
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 4:00am PST
: the senate minority leader mitch mcconnell laughed at geithner. geithner said if republicans don't like the president's plan it's up to them to present their own ideas. >> what we can't do is figure out what works for them. they have to come tell us what works for them. >> reporter: secretary geithner made it clear there will be no deal that does not include a tax hike on the wealthiest americans. >> there's not going to be an agreement without rates going up. >> reporter: no formal negotiating sessions are on the schedule here and many believe it will take about a week for the real work towards a solution to get under way. now, so much of the talk right now is about taxes, but another aspect of this fiscal cliff is massive, massive defense cuts. that's going to be a topic here in washington today, terrell, when several ceos of the defense industry talk about the impact on their industry. >> susan mcginnis in washington this morning. thank you. kansas city authorities are still trying to piece together what prompted kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher to murder his girlfrie
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 4:00am PST
be with you. >>> oregon officials have tentatively identify the gunman who opened fire at a business shopping mall. christmas music was playing as the lone gunman fired shots yesterday afternoon near the food court at one of portland's largest shopping malls. the gunman killed two people and seriously wounded another before taking his own life. one witness heard him say, "i am the shooter," as he fired dozens of rounds into the machlt bigad shaban is live. good morning to you. >> reporter: terrell, good morning to you. it's an eerie and quiet scene here. it's a much different scene than yesterday when that masked gunman began firing inside one of the busiest malls in the portland area. cell phone video shows police escorting shoppers to safety, and the first moments after a masked gunman opened fire in a oregon mall. >> it was scary. i don't know. it was shocking. >> our cousin is a security guard in there, and his wife and baby were in there, but they got out okay. >> reporter: s.w.a.t. team members swooped in to find the shooter and protect shoppers inside. >> we had peopl
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 4:00am PST
fiscal cliff. a series of tax increases and spending cuts due to kick in at the end the year. >> god bless us, everyone. >> reporter: speaker boehner offered the republican proposal this week and now he faces opposition from president obama. >> the speaker's proposal is out of balance. >> reporter: some in his own party are lining up against him. jim demint a tea party leader said speaker boehner's $800 billion tax hike will destroy american jobs and allow politicians in washington to spend even more. disagreements among republicans and democrats here on capitol hill is nothing new, but tuesday a republican aide told us the two sides aren't even talking. not surprisingly the white house disagrees. >> i can guarantee you conversations continue at different levels. and among different groups. >> reporter: both parties are ready to play the blame game in case negotiations fail. >> there's only one person out of 370 million americans who can sign something into law and that's the president. >> 60% of americans are asking the wealthy to pay more. >> reporter: a "the washington post" poll
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 4:00am PST
discovered the clot following an examination following a concussion. marlie hall is at presbyterian hospital this morning. marlie, good morning to you. >> reporter: the state department issued a statement saying in the course of a follow-up exam doctors discovered a blood clot had formed stemming from the concussion she sustained several weeks ago. the 65-year-old got her concussion after fainting at home in mid-december. the secretary had been battling a stomach virus during an overseas trip when she fainted. doctors say the blood clot's location will determine how serious the threat is to her health. >> there are two main possibilities. one is she vebs blood clot or blood clots in her legs following bed rest. thought would commonly be treated with anti-co-ing a lands. the second is she developing something called a subdural hematoma which means as a result of the blow on her head she broke a small blood vessel on the surface of her brain. >> reporter: doctors have prescribed a blood thinner. this than i will keep secretary clinton in the hospital for 48 hours to see how she respon
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 4:00am EST
days of the year. jeff at our miami station has more. >> well, this is shaping up to be a very stormy week across the united states. now, the good news is during the day today at least it should be fairly quiet. there'll be a small storm in the eastern part of the country producing a little light rain to the south and snow to north. the bigger issue is what happens on christmas day. across the southeast, we could be talking about a widespread severe weather outbreak and maybe numerous tornadoes nebras anywhere you see red from the eastern part of texas, mississippi, and georgia. on the good side we may see snow here. but on wednesday it moves to the great lakes where we could see over a foot of snow and wind gusts. obviously this is a very big travel week. >>> now, to the debate over gun control. the national rifle association says the best way to prevent school shootings like the one in newtown, connecticut, is to put an armed police officer in every school. tara mergener with more. good morning. >> good morning. it's a controversial idea in the middle of an already emotional
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 4:00am PST
government spending cuts due to kick in at the end of the year as part of the fiscal cliff. >> we don't want to see our public hurt in any way. >> just down the road in washington, d.c., the standoff continues. house speaker john boehner says he's still waiting for president obama to make his next counteroffer to the republican plan he rejected. >> i'm going to need a response from the white house. we can't sit here and negotiate with ourselves. >> the president and boehner spoke on the phone wednesday, but republicans want more. >> we want to sit down with the president. we want to talk specifics. >> whether the talks happen on the phone or in person, here on capitol hill or at the white house, there will be no deal without a compromise on taxes, something that does not appear likely any time soon. >> an obsession to raise taxes is not going to solve the problem. >> treasury secretary timothy geithner said the white house is absolutely willing to go over the fiscal cliff if the gop doesn't agree to raise taxes on the top 2% of earners. while a handful of republicans appears willi
CBS
Dec 11, 2012 4:00am PST
labor. the right-to-work debate is expected to draw large protests at the state capitol. governor rick snyder in a reversal says he will sign the bill into law as soon as it hits his desk. in michigan yesterday, president obama said the law was politically driven. susan mcginnis is in washington with details. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, the governor now says he wants the economic boost that the law would bring, the jobs and the companies that would locate there, but many disagree. workers say it's going to push down their pay and benefits and weaken unions. police stand shoulder to shoulder preparing for as many as 10,000 protesters at the michigan state capitol today. >> people have a constitutional right to demonstrate. however, all we ask is that they do it in an orderly, lawful, and civil manner. >> reporter: state legislators vote this morning on a right-to-work bill that would weaken unions. opponents acknowledge they're powerless to stop it. >> at the end of the day they'll be passed and signed by the governor. that doesn't make it right. >> report
CBS
Dec 19, 2012 4:00am PST
incident concludes that the state department failed to provide adequate security at the compound. four americans were killed there on september 11th, including ambassador chris stevens. tara mergener is in washington this morning with more. good morning, tara. >> good morning to you. >>> well, the state department released unclassified portions of the report last night. investigators offered harsh criticism of the state department but did not single out any individual u.s. individuals for blame. the review board was headed up by retired ambassador thomas pickering and former chairman of the joints chief of staff, admiral mike mullen. they'll discuss their findings with lawmakers today. the panel blamed systematic failures and leadership and management deficiency in two bureaus of the state department for security measures at the benghazi compound that were described as inadequate. the report concluded that while there were no specific threats of a terrorist plot, there were several incidents leading up to the september 11th attack that should have served as warning signs. investigators
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 4:00am EST
. doctors found it following a concussion. marlie hall is at presbyterian hospital this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. mrs. clinton will spend the morning at the hospital as doctors keep her under close watch. they say she'll be under observation for 48 hours. as you mentioned, a blood clot was mentioned after she came in for a routine exam. it was a follow-up actually to a concussion that she suffered earlier this month. now she has been given blood thinners for this blood clot and those blood thinners will take effect and will actually take a few months before they dissipate the blood clot and doctors, as i said will keep her under close observation. >> marlie hall at presbyterian hospital this morning. thank you. >>> meanwhile the final day of fiscal cliff negotiations. hopes of reaching a wide-ranging deal to avoid automatic tax increases and spending cuts is all but gone. without a plan in place by midnight it will cost americans an additional $536 billion. spending would be reduced by $110 billion, and the cuts would be felt in all areas of the govern
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 4:00am PST
kick in at year end. the president and house speaker john boehner met one on one at the white house on sunday. while no details were leaked, a rarity for washington, we do know the main sticking points remain. raising taxes on high earners and making cuts to entitlement programs like medicare. >> you know, they started their tango now, and any time you start a tango, you have to get it done. >> more republicans are accepting the idea that wealthy americans will get a tax raise hike. >> there are a group of folks looking at this realizing we don't have a lot of cards before year end. >> but others remain opposed to raising taxes on the top 2%. >> the president wants the rates to go up. that doesn't solve the problem, and we don't want to be back here in another year, another ten years trying to answer the question. >> the deadline for an agreement is closer than you might think. many here on capitol hill tell us that the president tell us they have to reach a deal by the end of this week in order for congress to have enough time to vote on the bill. >> i'm hopeful it doesn't go to the l
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 4:00am PST
ammunition. last night president obama met privately with families in newtown and then spoke at a memorial service. the president said, quote, we can't tolerate this anymore. we must change. he ended his remarks by reading the names of the 20 child victims. >> charlotte, daniel, olivia, josephine, ana, dylan, madeleine, catherine, chase, jesse, james, grace, emilie, jack, noah, caroline, jessica, benjamin, avielle, allison. god has called them all home. >> erica ferrari is in newtown this morning. erica, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. behind closed doors, the president reportedly told connecticut's governor that friday was the single most difficult day of his presidency. the tears flowed freely as the people of newtown, connecticut, remembered those gunned down at sandy hook elementary school. >> we gather here in memory of 20 beautiful children and six remarkable adults. >> reporter: president obama said he brought with him the love and prayers of the nation. >> i am very mindful that mere words cannot match the depths of your sorrow, nor can they heal your wound
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 4:00am EST
"fast and furious." the announcer was yelling at people to get to higher ground. >> we were watching in our newsroom as the alerts came in. what did you feel, what did you experience there? was it anything noticeable? >> i was talking to someone on the phone and she said she should get off the phone, this is a big one. my windows were rattling. much more powerful earthquake than we're used to. >> early indications, are you seeing people taking this seriously? what has the response been from people? >> you know, tokyo, again we're pretty far away from the area where the tsunami and the major magnitude was felt this time around but i don't think anyone is fooling around this time. elm are very serious about getting to higher ground. that was the message of disaster in 2011. i don't think anybody is hesitating this time. >> lucy craft joining us from tokyo. we'll have more on this story coming up a little later on cbs "this morning." >>> more protests are expected in the streets of egypt today during a phone conversation, president obama told president mohamed morsi that the vi
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 4:00am PST
hitting at the peak of the holiday travel season. >> i already tried calling this morning, and they said the earliest i could get out is this monday, so i'm just scared with all the delays, everybody is going to get bumped back. >> most of the cancellations affect chicago's airport, including more than 350 there. they're prepared for an influx of stranded passengers. >> we'll be setting up cots and providing amenity kits for passengers. >> it looks like christmas will be white in wisconsin's capital. the blizzard dropped 19 inches of snow on madison. officials there urged drivers to stay off the roads, and at least 25,000 people in the area lost power. >> as the night progresses, as the wind starts roaring and that heavy snow is kind of laying on the lines and then the wind comes along and it's icy, that we are going to have some power outages. >> across the south, the storm didn't drop snow but delivered powerful winds. it knocked out power to 18,000 customers, toppling trees and peeling roofs off buildings. three red cross disaster relief trucks were destroyed. >> here come grass and l
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